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09:44
09:44

Seven-Year-Old killed in Suspected Ritual Sacrifice incident 2 1 Top story

Weyeye was grazing cattle with five other children on Wednesday evening when an unidentified man showed up with a machete and chopped off his head before vanishing from the scene. One of the boys, who witnessed the incident, says that the assailants targeted Weyeye because he was grazing cattle ahead of them.
17:39
17:39

Kamuli Man Wanted for Chopping Wife to Death, Injuring Two Daughters resident 1

Joseph Lyagoba, a resident of the area says that they were shocked to learn about the incident since Waiswa was known for cherishing his family. “It is hard for me to believe what just befell us, Waiswa was an exemplary husband who would even leave the trading center much earlier than anyone of us because he always wanted to spend more time with his children,” he said.
18:36
18:36

Jinja Shooting Victim Succumbs to Bullet Wounds murder 3 1

Balikowa’s brother, Jamil Ediluma said that doctors had recommended for Balikowa’s referral to Mulago National Referral Hospital for further management, but died before he was transferred.
10:09
10:09

Mayuge Factory Employees Suffer Acid Burns incident

"We were tasked to ferry jerrycans of acid from the parking yard to the distillery plant on Tuesday. However, two of them burst and the acid spilled on us,” he said. Adding that, “The boss looked on and didn't bother giving us any first aid.”
11:22
11:22

Speeding Vehicle Collides with Train in Jinja victim 3 1 Top story

According to the traffic and road safety regulations, a driver of a vehicle is required to exercise extra care in approaching and traversing rail crossings and apply reasonable speed to enable him or her to stop if circumstances so require.
10:50
10:50

Teenager Arrested For Stabbing Jinja Woman village 1 1

According to information obtained by URN, residents surrounding the suspect and she confessed to have fled from Danina village after stabbing Mutesi in the neck.
15:48
15:48

25-Year-old Woman Stabbed to Death in Jinja village 1

She was stabbed in the neck by an unidentified assailant while visiting her friend Amiina Babirye in Danida village in Walukuba-Masese division around 9:30 p.m. Philemon Kudera, a resident of the area, says that Mutesi was pronounced dead on arrival at Danida Health Centre II.
16:57
16:57

25-Year-Old Killed in Domestic Brawl battle 1

An eyewitness, Ali Mukose, says that Mwase and his unidentified lover began the fight at around 8 pm and fought for close to two hours, raising concern from their neighbours, who then surrounded their house and called Kabugudu to intervene. But in the process, Kabugudu was stabbed in the abdomen.
13:49
13:49

Mystery Surrounds Double Fire at Gayaza High School incident 3 1

The school registered two fire incidents in a space of two days. The first one, on Friday night, which burnt Corby dormitory and destroyed all the students' properties and the second fire which gutted Kivebulaya Dormitory on Sunday Afternoon.
07:55
07:55

Gayaza High School Administrators Discard Calls for Closure After Second Fire security 3 4 Top story

This is the second fire registered at the school in a space of two days. The first one, on Friday night, burnt Corby dormitory and destroyed all the students' property to ashes, while the second fire gutted Kivebulaya Dormitory on Sunday Afternoon.
12:37
12:37

Unidentified Body Retrieved From Iganga Swamp district

Moses Muwaya, the chairperson of Rice farmers in Naigombwa wetland, says the decomposing body was cited by children who were fishing in the swamp Sunday morning.
11:42
11:42

Engineers Blame Masaka Road Defects to Poor Construction, Delayed Maintenance performance 4 1 Top story

Badru Kiggundu, a seasoned Civil Engineer, Academic and Consultant, says most of the defects that manifest reflect the mistakes that could have been done during the designing or construction phases. He says while designing a road, every aspect is looked at even giving room for possible future changes but this couldn’t have been catered for.
07:41
07:41

Security Guard Arrested for Gun Misuse Jinja

He is accused of releasing five bullets in the air purportedly to celebrate the Christmas holiday.
16:49
16:49

Fire Guts Walukuba West Market region 2 1

Umar Musoke, one of the vendors who lost properties in the fire, says that they heard a big blast from the neighbouring kiosk, prompting all vendors to converge in the fire assembly point. He adds that not much was saved as they fled to save their dear lives from the flames which destroyed food items, beverages and electronics.
18:16
18:16

Stolen Operating Bed Recovered in Bugiri investigation 1 1

The bed valued at 18 million Shillings was recovered on Wednesday abandoned in a rented room in Buwunga Sub County, Jinja district. It was stolen last week by unknown people.
19:12
19:12

Pupil Dies in School Fight deceased 1 1 Top story

12-year-old Sowedi Mugulusi reportedly fell on the floor during the fight and bruised his head before he breathed his last.
12:11
12:11

Suspected Robbers Kill Police Constable in Jinja UPDF 3 1

Muzamilu Izimba, a cyclist operating opposite the taxi park who witnessed the incident says that the deceased arrested two suspects at around 5:30 am. He adds that as Tanga was opening the police post cells, one of the suspects pushed him and cut his head before fleeing the scene.
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